Walk for Wellness!
Pack your sneakers and join your friends for a 5K walk/run on Wednesday from 6:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. Meet at the Tower of the Americas in historic HemisFair Park, next to the convention center and a short walk from NCSL hotels. Refuel after the event with a healthy breakfast at the Convention Center.
The walk is dedicated to raising awareness of the devastating effects heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis and obesity have for our nation as a whole, while drawing special attention to the health disparities that exist in minority and underserved communities.
The walk is sponsored by:
- National Asian Pacific Americans Caucus of State Legislators
- National Black Caucus of State Legislators
- National Caucus of Native American State Legislators
- National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators
- Women's Legislative Network of NCSL
- Legislative Staff Coordinating Committee and the NCSL Health Committee
Meet at 6:30 a.m. in HemisFair Park. Pre-registration is not required, but feel free to contact Katie Ziegler at 303-364-7700 with any questions.
NCSL gratefully acknowledges the support of the American Beverage Association, the American Cancer Society, the American Physical Therapy Association, the International Bottled Water Association, and Nestlé Waters North America.
A few pictures from last year walk and bike participants.
Bipartisan Bike Ride
Join the Bipartisan Bike Ride on Thursday from 6:15 a.m. to 8 a.m. as they ride along the San Antonio River and down the historic Mission Trail in San Antonio.
"The Bipartisan Bike Ride is a fun way to really see the city up close, while strengthening relationships with your fellow legislators," says Texas State Representative Linda Harper-Brown, Chair of the NCSL Transportation Committee.
Bikes, helmets and water will be provided by BikeTexas. All abilities and ages are welcome. Coffee and healthy breakfast snacks will be provided. Pre-registration is required, with priority given to legislators and their immediate family. Space is limited!
The ride will start at the Alamo Plaza across from the convention center and finish at the Mission Espada.
For more information contact BikeTexas at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-476-7433.